DIY Photos

Dig into our gallery of craft and DIY photography. Everything from of homemade collages to handmade wooden frames, paper decor, gifts and decorations.

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painted mason jars with a variety of craft supplies

Painted Mason Jars With A Variety Of Craft Supplies

winter fashion tree hunt

WInter Fashion Tree hunt

blue pin box

Blue Pin Box

jeweler files ring

Jeweler Files Ring

embroidery project with flowers

Embroidery Project With Flowers

side view of woman sewing with silver and red beads

Side View Of Woman Sewing With Silver And Red Beads

paintbrushes of different sizes spill onto a pink table

Paintbrushes Of Different Sizes Spill Onto A Pink Table

straw chinese ornaments

Straw Chinese Ornaments

hands carefully adjust caliper

Hands Carefully Adjust Caliper

graffiti covered building in the city

Graffiti Covered Building In The City

jeweler holds up tools

Jeweler Holds Up Tools

get started today on dark wood background

Get Started Today On Dark Wood Background

hand tools stored in wooden holder

Hand Tools Stored In Wooden Holder

wood working tools laid on a bench

Wood Working Tools Laid On A Bench

hand over a rack full of thread

Hand Over A Rack Full Of Thread

fun halloween face masks for kids

Fun Halloween Face Masks For Kids

a wall with spools of thread on a wooden rack

A Wall With Spools Of Thread On A Wooden Rack

jewelers measuring tools on workbench

Jewelers Measuring Tools On Workbench

get started today sign on marble

Get Started Today Sign On Marble

woman adjusts jeweler saw blade

Woman Adjusts Jeweler Saw Blade

a close up of wood working tools

A Close Up Of Wood Working Tools

miniature figurines of people scattered on a white background

Miniature Figurines Of People Scattered On A White Background

multitool with wooden handle

Multitool With Wooden Handle

handcrafted goodness sign on marble

Handcrafted Goodness SIgn On Marble

hands crafting over wooden board

Hands Crafting Over Wooden Board

get started today sign on dark wood

Get Started Today Sign On Dark Wood

jewelers saw frames working hands

Jewelers Saw Frames Working Hands

scattered tacking pins

Scattered Tacking Pins

scattered pins

Scattered Pins

get started today sign on stone

Get Started Today Sign On Stone

carpenter's pencil and tools in sawdust

Carpenter's Pencil And Tools In Sawdust

decorated pots stacked up

Decorated Pots Stacked Up

old workshop bench with tools

Old Workshop Bench With Tools

woman replaces fine saw blade

Woman Replaces Fine Saw Blade

pins and scissors

Pins And Scissors

jewelers workbench in white space

Jewelers Workbench In White Space

jewelers work desk

Jewelers Work Desk

womens hand cutting metal surface

Womens Hand Cutting Metal Surface

bristle brushes in stand

Bristle Brushes In Stand

monochrome photo of a person painting on an easel

Monochrome Photo Of A Person Painting On An Easel

new paints

New Paints

hand holds a yellow paint brush to a painting of trees

Hand Holds A Yellow Paint Brush To A Painting Of Trees

jewelers brushes in holder

Jewelers Brushes In Holder

heating metal ring

Heating Metal Ring

ring sizing loop

Ring Sizing Loop

hand holds a paint brush to a painting of birch trees

Hand Holds A Paint Brush To A Painting Of Birch Trees

make it with fire!

Make It With Fire!

heating ball of metal

Heating Ball Of Metal

tools and brick on workbench

Tools And Brick On Workbench

sawdust covers work bench and tools

Sawdust Covers Work Bench And Tools

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Gorgeous Photos of Crafts and DIY Projects

Get crafty with our gallery of homemade items and DIY projects

There’s never been a better time to take up a new hobby. With the advent of the internet - mountains of knowledge about creating everything from paper airplanes to butler robots is available at the tips of your fingers. The only thing you need is time and a undying passion for learning a new skill.

Maybe that’s what makes the DIY movement so profoundly popular right now. It seems like everywhere you look on the internet - new handcrafted jewellery stores, homemade wall decor shops, and designer wooden frame dealers are popping up and cashing in.

The History of the DIY Movement

Although the term DIY has been in use since the 1950s - the DIY movement itself is relatively new. Its roots can be traced back to publications in the 1970s like the Whole Earth Catalog which would instruct users on how to renovate old homes in an environmentally sustainable way.

Magazines in the 1970’s like Popular Mechanics and Mechanix Illustrated began offering methods and instructions on practical home renovation and DIY decorations for home improvement. On top of this - many instructional books and videos were created around this time teaching people the same sustainable and easy home-renovation techniques as well as different hobbies - such as wood working, knitting, crochet, sewing and ceramics.

However it wasn’t until the advent of the internet that the DIY movement morphed from a practical way of managing one’s home into a creative enterprise. As a movement - DIY was most popular with punk bands in the 1970s. Bands would not only record and mass-produce their own music - but would produce flyers, zines, and other merchandise to promote their music. Today - you can see an extension of this enterprise in bands that build followings on sites such as Bandcamp and Soundcloud - and sell merchandise using tools like Shopify and Printful.

Turning Handmade Crafts into Cold, Hard Cash

It’s not just bands and artists that have taken on the DIY movement. The entrepreneurial spirit of the internet has made it easy to turn any hobby or creative outlet into a career. For example if you were a creator of hand-crafted jewellry - there was a time when you may have been relegated to flea markets and street-selling. But in 2017 - things have changed.

Today, you can post a collage of your work to sites like Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook - build a following for your artwork and crafts and set-up an online store to sell your projects quickly and easily and all from the comfort of your home.

Whatever your passion - our collection of free photographs of homemade crafts and DIY projects might just be the perfect addition to your latest endeavor.